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How Do World Class Organizations Use Statistics? ( A Study of Best Practices)

Mini Paper Taken from the Winter 1995 Newsletter

by Parr, William C.;

This paper outlines the dimensions of an ideal implementation of statistical methods for improving organizational performance...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-12
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Statistical thinking
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Just What Does an EWMA Do (Part 2)?

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1995 Newsletter

by Hunter, Stuart J.;

This paper extends the discussion of EWMA charts presented in the previous newsletter and compares their use with traditional Shewhart control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-10
  • Keywords:Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA), Control charts, Shewhart chart, Average run length (ARL), Statistical process control, Automatic process control, Autocorrelation, Variogram
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Just What Does an EWMA Do?

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1995 Newsletter

by Wheeler, Donald J.;

This paper describes EWMA charts and compares their use and characteristics with traditional Shewhart control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-06
  • Keywords:Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA), Control charts, Shewhart chart, Average run length (ARL), Statistical process control, Automatic process control
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Three Variable Scatter Plot: An Example

Basic Tool Taken from Spring 1995 Newsletter

by Olson, Richard A.;

This Basic Tool shows a method for constructing three variable scatter plots...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-03
  • Keywords:Three Variable Scatter Plot
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Youden Address: Enhancing the Bottom-Line Impact of Statistical Methods

In Vol. 15, No.2 Winter 1995 Statistics Division Newsletter

by Hoerl, Roger;

This Youden address seeks to stimulate changes within the statistics community that will lead statistical methods to reach their full potential bottom-line impact...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1995-01
  • Keywords:Statistical process control, Robust design, Inventory, Managerial systems, Scientific method, Bayesian, Statistical thinking, Systems thinking, Response surface methodology, Interactions, Control charts
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Four Basic Tools for Organizing and Quantifying “Idea Data” – Part 2

Basic Tools Appearing in Fall 1994 Newsletter

by Emerling, Don;

This paper explains how to use a tree diagram and a prioritization matrix as part of a set of tools intended to extract the most relevant information from data consisting of ideas...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-10
  • Keywords:Tree Diagram, Prioritization matrix
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Statistical Intervals for Quality Assurance: The Realities!

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1994 Newsletter

by ASQ Statistics Division

Interval estimates, which quantify uncertainty, provide important tools for continuous quality improvement. They are also subject to certain assumptions, particularly that of representative sampling...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-06
  • Keywords:Confidence intervals, Tolerance intervals, Prediction intervals, Standard deviation, Enumerative study, Analytic study, Random sampling, Convenience sampling, Judgment sampling, Representative sampling
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Statistical Intervals for Quality Assurance: The Realities!

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1994 Newsletter

by Meeker, William; Hahn, Gerald;

Statistical inference methods, such as interval estimates for quantifying uncertainty, provide important tools for continuous quality improvement...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-06
  • Keywords:Confidence intervals, Tolerance intervals, Prediction intervals, Standard deviation, Enumerative study, Analytic study, Random sampling, Convenience sampling, Judgment sampling, Representative sampling
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Resampling: Transforming Statistics

Basic Tools Appearing in Winter 1994 Newsletter

by Peter Bruce

This article demonstrates the applications and advantages of resampling, a computationally rich but minimal assumption method for solving statistical problems requiring probabilistic analysis...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1994-01
  • Keywords:Resampling, Hypothesis Testing, Normal distribution
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Measurement Systems Analysis - Revisited

Basic Tools Taken from the Summer 1993 Newsletter

by Gregory F. Gruska

This paper summarizes a collection of methods to study the stability and variability of measurement systems...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-06
  • Keywords:Measurement system analysis, Metrology, Gage repeatability and reproducibility (Gage R&R, Gauge R&R), PDSA (plan-do-study-act) cycle, Individuals and moving range (X, mR) chart, Linear regression, sources of variation

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